DEFENSE MANPOWER: Reductions in Joint Activities and Service Reallocations
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON DC United States
Of the 7,309 positions originally identified for elimination in the DOD Inspector General study, DOD eliminated 2,990 positions from its budget-426 from joint activities and 2,564 from the services. The reductions are expected to be accomplished through normal attrition and rotation. The Office of the Secretary of Defense OSD approved the reallocation of 2,244 of these positions to combat and other high need areas.